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· By Phoebe Carpenter Eells

Stolen Art, A Story

A few months ago I discovered that one of my designs had been stolen, altered (mostly by copying elements on the original design), and labeled with the name of a business with very different values from ours. Arlington Hardware is not a business that I would agree to work with, even if asked to be hired or to partner in a licensing deal. I am really disappointed to know that a number of these pieces with their business name and my original artwork are out there in the world. This design was sold at their store at least from May until...

· By elSage HQ

The Daisy: elSage's New Design

The new Daisy design was created after the most delightful visit to NorCal, for the matriarch of our family who loves a floral print. Life inspiring art is my favorite reason to create. Every elSage design is created from linocut block prints and then hand silk screened with organic, water-based ink in the back of the shop. Each piece is indie-made in Skagit Valley, Washington.   This mineral green kid's hoodie is the perfect piece for Fall!  Store all of your favorite goods in this canvas Daisy Tote Bag!  Shop small for new Daisy goods here.  

· By Phoebe CarpenterEells

Help us in our design process...

Help us decide which version of the new Believe in Mountains 2.0 design to print. Which do you like? Weigh in on Pinterest, Facebook, and Instagram.  

· By Phoebe CarpenterEells

A Commercial Starring The Carpenters...

I am a big fan of the Tina Fey quote, "Say yes and you'll figure it out afterwards". So when I was approached by an ad agency wanting to recreate an old photo that my mom took in 1983, I said yes. Part of the crew flew up to our house in Mount Vernon and traveled down to Ocean Beach with us, filming the trip.   The crew was incredibly nice, we had a great time seeing our California family and telling stories together. On the main shooting day we were all surprised that the producer had rented a VW Bus very...

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